Hylfex teaching—called hybrid-flexible teaching— is a dual-modality method that allows students to select their preferred learning environment. While the benefits of hyflex teaching are recognized for students, such as enabling them to engage in a course in a more customized way, educators often find teaching this way challenging. Although hyflex teaching provides an opportunity for instructors to continue developing their pedagogical skills by combining in-person and virtual elements, educators still wonder if the challenges outweigh the benefits.
This 20-Minute Mentor dives into these challenges and provides several successful solutions to help instructors embrace hyflex teaching. The presenter shares the practical benefits of this teaching method and some time-saving insights that significantly reduce the usual challenges, allowing a more accessible and more effective pathway to successful hyflex teaching.
Upon completion of this program, you’ll be able to:
• Define hyflex instruction
• Identify the benefits of hyflex instruction both for faculty members and students
• Understand the challenges of hyflex instruction both for faculty members and students